مرتاح

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of ⁧اِرْتَاحَ(irtāḥa, to rest, to be pleased, to be satisfied), from the root ⁧ر و ح(r-w-ḥ); compare ⁧رَاحَة(rāḥa, rest, comfort).

Adjective[edit]

مُرْتَاح (murtāḥ) (feminineمُرْتَاحَة(murtāḥa), masculine pluralمُرْتَاحُونَ(murtāḥūna), feminine pluralمُرْتَاحَات(murtāḥāt))

  1. comfortable (of a person)
  2. calm, relaxed
  3. resting
  4. pleased
  5. satisfied

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “روح”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ر و ح
16 terms

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabicمُرْتَاح(murtāḥ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mir.taːħ/, [mɪrˈtæːħ]
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Adjective[edit]

مرتاح (mirtāḥ) (feminineمرتاحة(mirtāḥa), common pluralمرتاحين(mirtāḥīn))

  1. relaxed, at rest, calm, relieved, reassured